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Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Monday, Sep 19, 2011

"Hay for Horses"

"Hay for Horses"

The Stockyards Championship Rodeo is wrangling in help for local farmers.

Monday, Sep 19, 2011

Stockyards Rodeo Hosts Hay Drive

Stockyards Rodeo Hosts Hay Drive

Stockyards Championship Rodeo announced a hay drive for drought- and wildfire-affected animals.

Friday, Sep 16, 2011

Drought Devastates Crops

Drought Devastates Crops

Local farmers are feeling the effects of the drought.

Friday, Sep 16, 2011

Rain Just a Tease for Farmers

Rain Just a Tease for Farmers

This week's rainfall was just enough to tease North Texas farmers and ranchers.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Imminent

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Imminent

The North Texas Municipal Water District will ask for Stage 3 restrictions and also wants to start pumping from Lake Texoma.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Drought Leads to Early Fall Foliage

Drought Leads to Early Fall Foliage

Hot and dry summer conditions have led to a fall staple, the changing of the colors on trees. However, some are dying.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Man Hawks Heat Wave 2011 T-Shirt

Man Hawks Heat Wave 2011 T-Shirt

Yet another out-of-work North Texan grabs the bootstraps and pulls.

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Triple Digit Heat Returns, Ties Record

Triple Digit Heat Returns, Ties Record

North Texas has now tied the 1980 record for the most 100-degree days in a year.

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Louisiana Governor Endorses Perry

Louisiana Governor Endorses Perry

Gov. Bobby Jindal says Gov. Rick Perry is "the candidate who can lead our party to victory in 2012."

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Triple-Digit Heat Is Back

Triple-Digit Heat Is Back

Triple-digit heat kept many people indoors Monday.

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NBC 5 Forecast: Storms Today & Windy
NBC 5 Forecast: Storms Today & Windy

A line of showers and thunderstorms in North Texas today with a risk of severe storms east of DFW

Residents Displaced by 4-Alarm Fire at Irving Apartments
Residents Displaced by 4-Alarm Fire at Irving Apartments

Several residents are displaced after a four-alarm fire at an Irving apartment complex late Thursday night.

Mavs' Barea Ejected for Knocking Down Clippers' Griffin
Mavs' Barea Ejected for Knocking Down Clippers' Griffin

Diminutive Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea is ejected for knocking down enormous L.A. Clippers forward Blake Griffin Thursday night.

Weatherford ISD Terminates Agreement With DCS
Weatherford ISD Terminates Agreement With DCS

The Weatherford Independent School District Board of Trustees votes to terminate the agreement with Dallas County Schools.

White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote
White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers, moderates and others.

Fort Worth Neighborhood Complains About Noisy Trains
Fort Worth Neighborhood Complains About Noisy Trains

People in a central Fort Worth neighborhood are complaining about noisy trains that park for hours at a time with their engines running.